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'From when we first arrived, the whole community in Galway was so welcoming'
# Fond Memories
# Fond Memories

'From when we first arrived, the whole community in Galway was so welcoming'

Mar 30th 2020, 8:44 PM 16,035 Views 7 Comments

Former Connacht man George Naoupu is now working as director of rugby in Gonzaga College.

'Rugby is something that I am so thankful for... but it's about more than just a game'
# Journeywoman
# Journeywoman

'Rugby is something that I am so thankful for... but it's about more than just a game'

Jan 22nd 2020, 6:15 AM 7,121 Views 2 Comments

Sene Naoupu on opening up, being a role model, and her and her husband George’s undying love for Ireland.

'I feel privileged and grateful': Connacht legend Naoupu calls time on 15-year career
# Hanging Up The Boots
# Hanging Up The Boots

'I feel privileged and grateful': Connacht legend Naoupu calls time on 15-year career

Jul 21st 2017, 4:19 PM 8,659 Views 5 Comments

The powerful back-row forward played 102 times for the western province.

Connacht legend George Naoupu signs for Harlequins
# New Challenge
# New Challenge

Connacht legend George Naoupu signs for Harlequins

Jul 28th 2016, 12:20 PM 8,494 Views 10 Comments

The 32-year-old was released by the Pro12 champions this summer.

Connacht have handed new contracts to three of their best back rows
# Grafters
# Grafters

Connacht have handed new contracts to three of their best back rows

Jan 26th 2015, 3:26 PM 5,523 Views 3 Comments

Eoin McKeon, Eoghan Masterson and George Naoupu have all signed new deals.

Connacht rugby stars join Guinness World Record planking attempt
# We're Planking It
# We're Planking It

Connacht rugby stars join Guinness World Record planking attempt

Jul 3rd 2014, 6:45 AM 7,143 Views 0 Comments

We’re Planking It is taking place at Galwegians RFC this evening and will raise funds for five worthy causes.

'I might give hurling a go' - Connacht star tempted to follow Duffy into GAA
# Give It A Lash
# Give It A Lash

'I might give hurling a go' - Connacht star tempted to follow Duffy into GAA

May 21st 2014, 4:46 PM 9,406 Views 1 Comment

New Zealand forward George Naoupu joked about a new sporting direction while backing his former teammate to succeed with Mayo.

Half-term report: Kiwi influence finally starting to bear fruit at Connacht
# Report Card
# Report Card

Half-term report: Kiwi influence finally starting to bear fruit at Connacht

Dec 27th 2013, 12:00 PM 2,441 Views 7 Comments

To call Pat Lam’s start out west ‘slow’ would be an understatement but victory over Toulouse gives fans reason to believe.

Connacht's Naoupu relishing duel with 'world-class' Picamoles
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

Connacht's Naoupu relishing duel with 'world-class' Picamoles

Dec 7th 2013, 1:32 PM 1,688 Views 2 Comments

The New Zealander is eager to test himself against one of Europe’s best back-row operators.

Connacht’s George Naoupu on babysitting ‘cheeky’ Israel Dagg
# Izzy Pop
# Izzy Pop

Connacht’s George Naoupu on babysitting ‘cheeky’ Israel Dagg

Nov 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 3,816 Views 0 Comments

The New Zealander says he knew the fullback would be an All Black from the first moment he saw him play.

Connacht rugby star on the meningitis scare that rocked his family
# GIVING BACK
# GIVING BACK

Connacht rugby star on the meningitis scare that rocked his family

Nov 21st 2013, 8:44 PM 16,769 Views 3 Comments

George Naoupu’s sister-in-law had to learn how to walk and speak again after being struck down with the disease.

Impressive Connacht knock stripes off Zebre to claim Heineken Cup win
# Report
# Report

Impressive Connacht knock stripes off Zebre to claim Heineken Cup win

Oct 19th 2013, 4:25 PM 4,426 Views 2 Comments

Pat Lam’s men have bossed the opening half against their Italian opponents.

Elwood claims Connacht are 'back on the horse' after thumping win over Dragons
# London Calling
# London Calling

Elwood claims Connacht are 'back on the horse' after thumping win over Dragons

Jan 7th 2013, 11:21 AM 935 Views 0 Comments

Try-scoring forward George Naoupu is expected to be fit for the Harlequins match after he was taken off on 31 minutes.

Pro12: Elwood wants Connacht to finish what they have started
# Trying Times
# Trying Times

Pro12: Elwood wants Connacht to finish what they have started

Jan 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 688 Views 1 Comment

The westerners have squandered three clear try chances in their defeats to Munster and Leinster.

Inter-pro: 3 key battles to decide Leinster v Connacht
# Pro 12
# Pro 12

Inter-pro: 3 key battles to decide Leinster v Connacht

Dec 29th 2012, 2:59 PM 1,366 Views 0 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men will be keen to avenge a 34-6 defeat earlier in the season and end a losing run.

'It's a great Christmas present for us' - Penney reflects on Connacht's near miss
# Gift Wrapped
# Gift Wrapped

'It's a great Christmas present for us' - Penney reflects on Connacht's near miss

Dec 22nd 2012, 8:00 PM 13,069 Views 16 Comments

Munster climbed to third in the Pro12 table after their win in Galway.

As it happened: Connacht v Leinster, RaboDirect PRO12
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As it happened: Connacht v Leinster, RaboDirect PRO12

Injuries force changes in Connacht pack
# Pro12
# Pro12

Injuries force changes in Connacht pack

Sep 14th 2012, 1:04 PM 491 Views 0 Comments

Eric Elwood has made six changes for Saturday’s Pro12 clash against the high-flying Scarlets.

Nacewa back in starting XV for Leinster's trip west
# Local Pride
# Local Pride

Nacewa back in starting XV for Leinster's trip west

Dec 30th 2011, 12:49 PM 372 Views 0 Comments

Both Connacht and Leinster have named their sides for tomorrow’s meeting in Galway.